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Signalling Engineer

Trustworthy & action-oriented Signalling Engineer with 8.6 years of Engineering Organization experience. “With experience in Railway / Mass Rapid Transit, Project Management, Design Office, Installation, Testing & commissioning, Operation & Maintenance, seeking assignment in related reputed organization.”

Johannesburg, Gauteng

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RESUME FOR KUMAR ABHISHEK 
Kumar Abhishek  
Unit 27, Kalnor Gardens, 
Fife Street, Buccleuch, 
2066, Johannesburg, 
South Africa 
Email : kabhishek0101@yahoo.in 
Mob: […] 
SKYPE ID : kabhishek0101  
 
Headline :  
Trustworthy & action-oriented Signalling Engineer with 8.6 years of Engineering Organization experience. 
“With experience in Railway / Mass Rapid Transit, Project Management, Design Office, Installation, Testing 
& commissioning, Operation & Maintenance, seeking assignment in related reputed organization.” 
 
Experience Summary 
 
• 8.6 years experience in Railway,metro signalling & telecommunications and in quality assurance & quality control. 
• IRSE Council registration as IEng (Incorporated Engineer) Scheduled Interview was conducted. Awaiting feedback from IRSE. 
• IET Membership (MIET). 
• IRSE Membership (Acc. Technician). 
• Strong skills in Railway / MRTS / LRT signalling, CBTC (Communication Based Train Control). 
• Project Management skills. 
• Good skill in Project Management Office, design office, testing & commissioning, operation & maintenance. 
• Good office suite, AutoCAD, Linux. 
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and training skills. 
 
Professional Profile 
 
From To Company / Project / Position / Client (s)/Relevant technical and management experience 
Nov 2014 Present Zithama Investment Pty. Ltd. T/A Moloteka, Centurion/Johannesburg South Africa 
Signalling Engineer 
Railway Infrastructure & Signalling : 
Project Name – Majuba Rail Project, Mpulanga, South Africa 
Project Role – Site Engineer / Assisting to Project Manager 
Clients – Ansaldo STS, Ircon International, Eskom Limited 
• Assisting Senior Manager Projects in Majuba Rail Project for design,supply, civils, Signalling,  
telecommunication, telecontrol, CAS, and Installation of signalling equipments. 
• Assisted in Health & Safety File for main client (ESKOM) approval before starting work on-site. 
• Assisted in making Quality Management Plan, Inspection & Test Plan, Design deliverables list. 
• Preparing Signalling scope microplans for four relay rooms including Apparatus Rooms (ARs). 
• Attending weekly meeting minutes & other Technical meetings with clients & other sub-contractors  
concerning Majuba Rail Project progress & Signalling scope respectively.  
• Responsible for making Method Statements for all Signalling Equipments installations. 
• Responsible in assisting for Testing & Commissioning of Signalling Equipments. 
• Responsible for Installation of point machine, axle counter, signal poles with light units  
(multi aspect signals), Indoor signalling. 
Project Name – Railcom Project (Part of PRASA National Resignalling Project – Gauteng Phase 1& 2), 
Johannesburg, South Africa. 
Project Role – Project Manager 
Clients – Siemens Pty. Ltd. , PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) 
• Responsible for scope of work such as Installation of server & IT equipment; Fault finding and fixing of 
issues related to Display board and other communication system on the platforms and trains;  
Installation of new indoor and outdoor trackside equipment; Testing of the equipment; Cable laying and 
termination. 
• Responsible for arranging our team for the scope of work for different activities in PRASA Metrorail 
stations, Communication room, concourse area, and platform areas. 
Project Name - ISAMS (Integrated Station Access Management Solutions) Project, Cape Town, South Africa 
Project Role – Design Engineer  
Clients - Siyangena Technologies Pty. Ltd. , PRASA 
• Prepared workshop drawings using AutoCAD. 
Workshop drawings : Infrastructure proposal layout, construction layout, general layout building / 
platform, equipment room layout, concourse / platform layouts for CCTV, speed gates, public  
announcements (PA), fire detection, intrusion detection, access control, electronic display boards (EDB). 
 
• Prepared engineering drawings for speed gates, access control, intrusion detection, equipment racks, 
Kiosks, fiber wiring, power line, fire detection, public address, display boards & help points. 
• Participated in project design team for design or commissioning related site visit / railway stations visit. 
• Prepared Design File for each of 29 Railway stations using MS power point, MS word, MS excel, pdf,  
Google earth. 
April 2011 Nov 2014 Serco Dubai Metro (Dubai Metro),Dubai, United Arab Emirates 
FLRT ATC & Systems 
Mass rapid Transit System / Transportation 
Client – RTA, Dubai Govt. 
Signalling: (CBTC) 
• Installation,Testing & Commissioning of ATC (Automatic Train Control)Equipments such as point machine, loop cables, VCC, SMC, VOBC, etc. 
• Maintenance of ATC Equpments 
Telecommunication: 
• Installation, Testing & commissioning of communication systems such as CCTV, PIS, PAS, On-Board Systems, etc. 
• Maintenance of communication systems 
• Maintenance & Testing of Automatic Fare collection systems 
June 2008 Aug 2010 Satya Engineering Works Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India 
Lab. Incharge (QA/QC) 
Manufacturing / Industrial 
Clients – Indian Railways, CPWD, Electricity Board, MES, etc. 
 
Electrical & Electronic Equipments: 
• FAT Testing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control of Electronic ballast, Industrial ceiling fan, exhaust fan, etc. 
• Installation & Commissioning 
July 2007 May2008 Vspectra Communication Systems Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India 
Assistant Engineer 
Telecommunications / Security 
Clients – Railways, Police Department, etc. 
• Quality assurance, Quality Control, Testing of TETRA/RADIOS & other secured communication equipments 
 
Education : 
 
B.Tech. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering), passed in 2007 with 70% from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, 
Srinagar, Uttarakhand, India. 
Personal Details : 
 
Name Kumar Abhishek  
DOB […] 
Marital Status married 
Location Johannesburg (South Africa) 
 
Name – Kumar Abhishek  
 
Signature - Date :

Work Experience

Signalling Engineer

Moloteka
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Johannesburg, Gauteng
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November 2014 to Present

Railway Infrastructure & Signalling : 
Project Name – Majuba Rail Project, Mpulanga, South Africa 
Project Role – Site Engineer / Assisting to Project Manager 
Clients – Ansaldo STS, Ircon International, Eskom Limited 
• Assisting Senior Manager Projects in Majuba Rail Project for design,supply, civils, Signalling,  
telecommunication, telecontrol, CAS, and Installation of signalling equipments. 
• Assisted in Health & Safety File for main client (ESKOM) approval before starting work on-site. 
• Assisted in making Quality Management Plan, Inspection & Test Plan, Design deliverables list. 
• Preparing Signalling scope microplans for four relay rooms including Apparatus Rooms (ARs). 
• Attending weekly meeting minutes & other Technical meetings with clients & other sub-contractors  
concerning Majuba Rail Project progress & Signalling scope respectively.  
• Responsible for making Method Statements for all Signalling Equipments installations. 
• Responsible in assisting for Testing & Commissioning of Signalling Equipments. 
• Responsible for Installation of point machine, axle counter, signal poles with light units  
(multi aspect signals), Indoor signalling. 
Project Name – Railcom Project (Part of PRASA National Resignalling Project – Gauteng Phase 1& 2), 
Johannesburg, South Africa. 
Project Role – Project Manager 
Clients – Siemens Pty. Ltd. , PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) 
• Responsible for scope of work such as Installation of server & IT equipment; Fault finding and fixing of 
issues related to Display board and other communication system on the platforms and trains;  
Installation of new indoor and outdoor trackside equipment; Testing of the equipment; Cable laying and 
termination. 
• Responsible for arranging our team for the scope of work for different activities in PRASA Metrorail 
stations, Communication room, concourse area, and platform areas. 
Project Name - ISAMS (Integrated Station Access Management Solutions) Project, Cape Town, South Africa 
Project Role – Design Engineer  
Clients - Siyangena Technologies Pty. Ltd. , PRASA 
• Prepared workshop drawings using AutoCAD. 
Workshop drawings : Infrastructure proposal layout, construction layout, general layout building / 
platform, equipment room layout, concourse / platform layouts for CCTV, speed gates, public  
announcements (PA), fire detection, intrusion detection, access control, electronic display boards (EDB). 
 
• Prepared engineering drawings for speed gates, access control, intrusion detection, equipment racks, 
Kiosks, fiber wiring, power line, fire detection, public address, display boards & help points. 
• Participated in project design team for design or commissioning related site visit / railway stations visit. 
• Prepared Design File for each of 29 Railway stations using MS power point, MS word, MS excel, pdf,  
Google earth.

FLRT ATC & SYSTEMS

SERCO DUBAI METRO
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Dubai
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April 2011 to Present

My role is to attend all faults related to automatic train control,telecommunications,& automatic fare collections across red & green lines of Dubai Metro ,and rectify them.I am ,as a team member, responsible to rectify the faults as early as possible so that train operation does not get affected for non-safety critical aspect in general and safety critical aspect in particular.

LAB. INCHARGE (QA / QC PERSONNEL)

Satya Engineering Works Pvt. LTD
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New Delhi, Delhi
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June 2008 to August 2010

• Leading a team of five persons . 
 
• Handling all Quality Assurance / Quality Control aspects of the products. 
• Testing the products ,using different electrical & electronic testing/measuring euipments, in laboratory as per sampling plan in  
accordance with BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards). 
 
. Interacting with DGS & D (Directorate General of supply & Disposals,govt. of India) for rate contracts (RCs) issued for the  
Products. 
 
. Preparing reports for technical specifications for the products. 
 
. Handling all technical issues at time of audit from BIS,DGS & D department bodies ,and ISO (International Organisation for 
Standardisation) body. 
 
. Attending meetings with manager,director, & MD regarding company’s business activity.

Assistant Engineer

VSpectra Communication Systems Pvt. Ltd.
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New Delhi, Delhi
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July 2007 to May 2008

• Visiting fields and giving Technical Consultancy Demonstration to customers. 
Handling Pre-sales Activities. 
• Taking care of all Programming Installation  
• Warranty Support Activities for Northern Region in Motorola Two-Way Radios & Other secured Communication 
Equipments & Projects. 
• Maintaining records for warranty support. 
• Quality Checking (Programming, Visual Examination, etc.) of Radio before dispatch. 
• Checking and Testing of repaired Radios

Education

B.Tech. in Instrumentation and Control Engg

H.N.B. GARHWAL UNIVERSITY
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Srinagar, Uttarakhand

Skills

Metro railway signaling ,telecommunication,ATC,ATO,ATP,ATS,CBTC,ERTMS,VCC,SMC,LOOPS,INTERLOCKING,SWITCHES/POINT MACHINE,VOBC,THIRD RAIL,CCTV,NVR,PIS,PAS,OCS,SCADA,AUTOMATIC FARE COLLECTION,QA/QC

Additional Information

Office suite, AutoCAD, Microstation